Flying Car Lab - Connecting Smartphones to Embedded Devices

If you don’t already know about Flying Car Milwaukee, make sure you check it out: This is a great event with an impressive speaker lineup, including Apple's Steve Wozniak. Milwaukee Tech Engine will be represented by Jason Haedt "Connecting Smartphones to Embedded Devices". See description below:

Bluetooth 4.0 technology in today's smartphones enables an ultra-low-power wireless connection between the phone device and an embedded machine. Anaren's B-Smart BoosterPack (based on the Texas Instruments CC2541 Bluetooth Low Energy SoC) makes integrating Bluetooth low energy technology into an embedded device easy. In many instances you can go from concept to production in only 90 days. And all this can be done without becoming an RF or a Bluetooth stack expert. The B-Smart modules are pre-certified with regulatory agencies worldwide. The Emmoco Em-Builder software used in conjunction with the Anaren B-Smart modules provides a simple serial-port protocol that uses easy-to-use store and fetch APIs for the wireless communications. In this lab we explore the wireless interface and do a brief demo of the module in action.

Note: This is not a free event. It is part of the Flying Car. Visit to register.

However: We will be giving away two (2) Woz only passes (includes Thursday reception at the Global Water Center…food, free beer, DJ Romke de Haan!) sponsored by Flying Car. The first two people to reply to this post with "Milwaukee Tech Engine is Awesome" and send me your name and e-mail address will get the tickets. Offer ends EOD Monday.

Feel free to try this promotions as well:

Buy one, get one free! for the Friends of Flying Car! Just enter FCBOGO during checkout to take advantage of this great deal for any ticket level! (may be expired)

Briggs VIP Pass Round II: opportunity for ticket buyers to win a VIP
pass to the Briggs VIP Suite at the Big Backyard Stage on Thursday, June 26th.
For any Woz Only pass purchased between now and midnight on Sunday, attendees will have the chance win this VIP pass. Here’s the full scoop on the pass:

Entry into the VIP suite begins at 6:00 PM; guests will receive up to three complimentary alcoholic beverages (beer & wine), unlimited soda and water, as well food from Saz's! More importantly, you'll have the best seats in the house for some great acts, including headliner performance by the amazing, do-it-yourself acapella group, Pentatonix!

Hope to see you there… and pass the word!!

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  • Jason H.

    It was great seeing everyone!

    June 28, 2014

  • Rafael S.

    One more ticket available to see Steve Wozniak. Send me a message if you are interested in attending (first come first serve). Woz presentation is at 9:00am tomorrow morning.

    June 26, 2014

  • Jason H.

    Gotta say, I'm pretty pumped to see @DeLongMusic at @FlyingCarMKE; how often do you get to hang out w/a rockstar?!

    June 24, 2014

  • Jason H.

    Can't wait for the big event! Oh and Milwaukee Tech Engine is awesome!

    Hope to see everyone at the event this week.

    June 23, 2014

  • Adam S

    Awesome group. About 75/25% I can come this time. My schedule can't always be predicted perfectly in advance (my customers are supposed to be 'right' all the time, or some such nonsense...), but I'll make every effort. Will be bringing a new face. Cool.

    June 23, 2014

  • Matt H.

    Milwaukee Tech Engine is Awesome ! Woo-Hoo!

    June 22, 2014

  • Jesse D.

    Milwaukee Tech Engine is Awesome! :)

    June 22, 2014

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